[cuissette] (s.xiiex)

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[cuissette] (s.xiiex)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 2/ii,1261a coxa; Gdf: 2,398c cuissete; GdfC: 9,264a cuissette; TL: 2,1143 cuissete; DEAF: ; DMF:  cuissette; TLF:  cuisse (cuissette); OED:  cuisse (cuisset); MED:  quishete n.; DMLBS: 528b quissottus (quisettus) ]

The word is attested in Continental French with both senses and, in this particular citation, remains ambiguous.


1anat.costume(small) upper leg, thigh (from hip to knee); or: breeches, undergarment that covers the upper legs
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii3/3 )  Ben sai quai me deistes dunc: Ke od vus me laissasse chair; – Ysolt amie, n'est ço vair? – Suef a la terre chaistes E voz quissettes me auveristes, E m'i laissai chair dedenz  828
cuisse  cuissel#1  cuissel#2  cuissier  cuisson  cuissot 
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